Cavalcade of the Academy Awards (1940)

This 1940 presentation features highlights of earlier (1928 onward) Oscar ceremonies including Shirley Temple and Walt Disney, plus acceptance speeches for films released in 1939 with recipients and presenters including Vivien Leigh, Judy Garland, Hattie McDaniel, Fay Bainter, Mickey Rooney, Thomas Mitchell, Sinclair Lewis, and more, with host Bob Hope.

Writing:
  • De Leon Anthony

Stars:
Release Date: 1940-07-31
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  • Country: US
  • Language: English
  • Runtime: 30
Carey Wilson
Carey Wilson
Commentator - as Oscar statuette (voice)
Janet Gaynor
Janet Gaynor
(archive footage)
Emil Jannings
Emil Jannings
(archive footage)
Mary Pickford
Mary Pickford
(archive footage)
Warner Baxter
Warner Baxter
(archive footage)
Norma Shearer
Norma Shearer
Herself
George Arliss
George Arliss
(archive footage)
Marie Dressler
Marie Dressle...
(archive footage)
Lionel Barrymore
Lionel Barrym...
(archive footage)
Helen Hayes
Helen Hayes
(archive footage)
Fredric March
Fredric March
(archive footage)
Katharine Hepburn
Katharine Hep...
(archive footage)
Charles Laughton
Charles Laugh...
Himself
Claudette Colbert
Claudette Col...
(archive footage)
Clark Gable
Clark Gable
(archive footage)
Shirley Temple
Shirley Templ...
(archive footage)
Irvin S. Cobb
Irvin S. Cobb
(archive footage)
Bette Davis
Bette Davis
Herself
Luise Rainer
Luise Rainer
(archive footage)
Paul Muni
Paul Muni
(archive footage)
Spencer Tracy
Spencer Tracy
Himself
W.C. Fields
W.C. Fields
(archive footage)
Mack Sennett
Mack Sennett
(archive footage)
Edgar Bergen
Edgar Bergen
(archive footage)
Darryl F. Zanuck
Darryl F. Zan...
Himself
Douglas Fairbanks
Douglas Fairb...
(archive footage)
Deanna Durbin
Deanna Durbin
(archive footage)
Mickey Rooney
Mickey Rooney
Himself
Walt Disney
Walt Disney
(archive footage)
George Bernard Shaw
George Bernar...
(archive footage)
James Stewart
James Stewart
Himself
Elsa Lanchester
Elsa Lanchest...
Herself
Jean Hersholt
Jean Hersholt
Himself
Hedy Lamarr
Hedy Lamarr
Herself
Gene Markey
Gene Markey
Himself
Melvyn Douglas
Melvyn Dougla...
Himself
Irving Pichel
Irving Pichel
Himself
Vivien Leigh
Vivien Leigh
Herself
David O. Selznick
David O. Selz...
Himself
May Robson
May Robson
Herself
Olivia de Havilland
Olivia de Hav...
Herself
Louella Parsons
Louella Parso...
Herself
Hedda Hopper
Hedda Hopper
Herself
John Carroll
John Carroll
Himself
Jack L. Warner
Jack L. Warne...
Himself
Ann Rutherford
Ann Rutherfor...
Herself
Virginia Bruce
Virginia Bruc...
Herself
Douglas Fairbanks Jr.
Douglas Fairb...
Himself
Laurence Olivier
Laurence Oliv...
Himself
Judy Garland
Judy Garland
Herself
George Raft
George Raft
Himself
Walter Wanger
Walter Wanger
Himself
Frank Capra
Frank Capra
Himself
Robert Donat
Robert Donat
(archive footage)
Hattie McDaniel
Hattie McDani...
Herself
Thomas Mitchell
Thomas Mitche...
Himself
Fay Bainter
Fay Bainter
Herself
Victor Fleming
Victor Flemin...
Himself
Mervyn LeRoy
Mervyn LeRoy
Himself
Sinclair Lewis
Sinclair Lewi...
Himself
Hamilton Luske
Hamilton Lusk...
Himself
Bob Hope
Bob Hope
Himself - Master of Ceremonies
William Cameron Menzies
William Camer...
Himself
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